Specialist Mentor (Mental Health/Autistic Spectrum)

Chelmsford, Essex
£15.48 per hour, with an uplift of £10.48 per hour for Student Contact hours
03 Aug 2018
22 Aug 2018
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

Part-time, casual hours, working as and when required to meet student needs

Fixed-term until 31st August 2019

We are a student focused, hard-working, dedicated team looking for the right person(s) to join us as a Specialist Mentor(s). We are keen to develop and enhance the high quality student support services available to our Higher Education students entitled to Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA).

As a Specialist Mentor, you will provide highly specialised, specifically tailored, one to one support which helps our Higher Education students address and overcome their individual barriers to learning created by a particular impairment (primarily, mental health or autism spectrum).

The ideal candidate would have worked/be working in a similar role in another Higher Education Institution. You must have a degree or equivalent, meet the specific qualification/membership requirements of the DSA quality framework, have an in depth knowledge of the particular disability, and experience of working with, and supporting, young people/adults.

For more information on this role, other opportunities and Writtle University College, please visit our website via the Apply link.

Closing date for applications: 22 August 2018.       

Interview date: 7 September 2018.

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.